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Budget key to amplifying mission in year ahead

As Team Edwards pushes through the end of 2017 and leans forward into 2018, I am energized and excited for the challenges that lie ahead. In the coming year, we will be expanding missions and capabilities to stay ahead of our adversaries, who continue to advance their own weapon systems at a rapid pace.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Cal City VFW post refreshes flag at flying wing crash site

North of Edwards Air Force Base and California Highway 58, a small patch of barren desert marks the final flight of one of only two Northrop YB-49s used for flight test.

Army photograph by Sgt. Nikayla Shodeen Local

USAF F35’s train at the National Training Center

The National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., welcomed the F35A Lightning II stealth fighter from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., supporting the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 18 through Dec. 1.

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Orange Flag evaluates teamwork, interoperability across services

It takes a team to get things done. Last month, personnel from Edwards Air Force Base, along with Navy and Marine teammates, came together for a coordinated, multi-service flight test event known as Orange Flag.

Air Force photograph by Don Allen Local

Honorary Commanders get glimpse of electronic warfare

A group of community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base in California recently to get a feel for the mission of the 412th Electronic Warfare Group Nov. 17, 2017.

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Around the Air Force: Oct. 26

Posted  October 30, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, Airmen with the 354th Fighter Wing out of Eielson AFB, Alaska started Exercise Arctic Gold 18-1, and additional pilot positions are open to Air National Guard and Reserve Pilots.

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Flight Test Historical Foundation photograph by Danny Bazzell

Nose art pays tribute to B-52’s top secret past

Posted  October 27, 2017

A B-52 Stratofortress from the 419th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is sporting new nose art to commemorate it’s storied past.

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Falcons soar over L.A.

Posted  October 27, 2017

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Three F-16 Fighting Falcons from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., fly past Dodger Stadium after the ceremonial flyover at the beginning of game two of the 2017 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros Oct. 25, 2017. The jets performed the ceremonial flyover at the conclusion…

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Edwards promotes AF call to ‘Protect Power’ for energy action month

Posted  October 27, 2017

The 412th Civil Engineer Group Energy Management Team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., invited several companies to the base to provide a few lessons on saving energy Oct. 18, 2017, as part of the President’s 2017 Energy Action Month observance in October. Representatives from power and solar companies, as well as military housing company…

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Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson

Airmen, wheelchair rugby players clash for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted  October 27, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Airmen from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., participate in a wheelchair rugby game with Triumph Foundation members at the base gym Oct. 24, 2017. The event was put on in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Members of Triumph Foundation dropped by the Rosburg Fitness Center at Edwards…

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